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Command Reference

OceanStor 18000 and 18000F V5 Series V500R007

This document is applicable to OceanStor 18500 V5, 18800 V5, 18500F V5, and 18800F V5 storage systems. It describes hardware installation of those storage systems for helping you easily and quickly finish the installation.

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change system timezone

change system timezone


The change system timezone command is used to change the time zone where the storage system resides. If the displayed time zone is different from the actual local time zone, you can run this command to change the time zone.


change system timezone continent=? capital=?





continent=? General area (continent or region) where the storage system resides.

The value can be "Africa", "America", "Antarctica", "Arctic", "Asia", "Atlantic", "Australia", "Etc", "Europe", "Indian", "Pacific", or "other".

capital=? Specific area (major city, province, or state) where the storage system resides.

The value varies depending on the continent=? parameter. Refer to the information displayed in the CLI.


Super administrator

Usage Guidelines

  • If the storage system's time zone is changed incorrectly, the scheduled tasks and the maintenance engineers' work are adversely affected.
  • Before running this command, check whether the time zone you want to set is correct.


Change the storage system's time zone to "Asia/Shanghai".

admin:/>change system timezone continent=Asia capital=Shanghai
WARNING: You are about to change the system time zone. This operation may affect licenses, alarms, and SystemReporter.
Suggestion: Before performing this operation, ensure that the time zone needs to be changed.
Have you read warning message carefully?(y/n)y
Are you sure you really want to perform the operation?(y/n)y
Command executed successfully.

System Response


Updated: 2020-01-17

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